Eileen Kelly’s New Voice Inspires Summit to Stay Engaged and Get Involved

November 23, 2020

Over two weeks have passed since final votes were cast here in Summit and we now know that Ward 1 voters have chosen Susan Hairston over Eileen Kelly to represent their interests on Summit’s Common Council. Congratulations to Councilwoman Hairston as she begins her first full term in elected office and thank you Eileen for campaigning with such energy, enthusiasm, and positivity.

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Summit EMS Report - October, 2020

Summit’s EMS Volunteers answered 157 emergency calls for help in October. These included 85 medical emergencies: 18 falls; 16 motor vehicle accidents, including three on a highway, one off the roadway, one into a tree, and one with a fire; two pedestrians struck by a vehicle; 15 traumatic injuries, including four falls from over 10 feet; one allergic ...

VIDEO: Point View's Dietze Says Positive Vaccine News Will Help Drive 'Tremendous Earnings Rebound' in Major Portion of the Market

November 21, 2020

The market surges on the back of wonderful vaccine news, but does that put into question the amount of additional stimulus to expect? Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides on your best investment strategy:

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Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth ...

Free Guided Nature Walks for Seniors at Trailside Continue Through Dec. 17

Masks are required and social distance rules will be observed at all times

The Union County Freeholder Board invites senior residents to participate in a series of free guided walks at the Trailside Nature and Science Center at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside. Additional sessions have been added due to popular demand. The series takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays through December ...

Summit Real Estate Report - September, 2020

Prominent Property Sotheby's International Realty's regional Summit office provides an inside look at the Summit real estate market, utilizing Garden State Multiple Listing Service statistics illustrating the numbers and trends that tell the story.

This edition of the Summit Real Estate Report details information from September, 2020.

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Can Dividend Stocks Pay Off?

Historically, investors have gravitated towards dividend stocks and for good reason.  Since 1926, as much as half of investors’ total return from the S&P 500 Index has come from dividends.  Those dividend stocks have been nearly twice as profitable as the non-dividend paying stocks.

Dividends increase the likelihood that a company is profitable and generating cash flow to ...

Worried about Memory Decline? Screening Can Ease Your Mind

Memory loss can be scary. People often ignore worrisome changes in thinking and behavior as they age, but it’s important to find out what is causing the changes. If you are among the 10% of seniors who develop Alzheimer’s disease, you can learn about treatments to slow its progression and manage symptoms.

As a cognitive neurologist who helped develop Atlantic Health ...

Boys to Men: Making the Connection!

Over the last 25 years or more, I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of boys and men of all ages in my work as a Psychotherapist.  I cannot adequately express what a privilege it is to have had this experience.  It has unequivocally altered, shaped and grown my understanding of what it is to “be a man.”  I was just at the point of starting a new group for ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

The Answer Man

Watching Jeopardy! always makes me feel like an idiot. I am not very good with random knowledge. Or mental processes in general.

I rationalize this major shortcoming as an impetus for learning, as if knowledge is somehow a finite reservoir. The way I look at it, the more I know, the less there is to learn. It would be pretty boring if I knew everything.

And I no doubt would be more ...